high school football 8 from Greater Lansing in Associated Press poll

The climb up the state rankings for the Mason football team has taken it to the top spot.

The Bulldogs head into the final week of the regular season ranked No. 1 in Division 3.

Mason, the last remaining unbeaten team in Greater Lansing, replaced reigning state champion Detroit King as the No. 1 team Detroit King suffered a Week 8 loss to Detroit Cass Tech.

The Bulldogs have won seven of their eight games by double digits while positioning themselves to have a third perfect regular season in four years. CAAC Red champion Mason, which reached the state semifinals last fall, has an average margin of victory of 32.7 points. The Bulldogs close the regular season at home against winless Eaton Rapids.

Mason is one of eight teams from Greater Lansing featured in the rankings heading into Week 9.

East Lansing dropped to No. 9 in Division 2 following its road CAAC Blue loss to Holt.

Charlotte climbed back into the top 10 in Division 4 at No. 10 after its road road win over previously unbeaten Flint Hamady.

Corona is No. 4 and CAAC White champion Portland is up to No. 5 in Division 5 this week. Portland picked up a road win last week over then Division 3 No. 10-ranked Cadillac., while Corunna edged Swartz Creek in a Flint Metro crossover.

Ithaca is No. 4 in Division 7 and routed Carrollton to push his win streak to six. Fowler, which claimed a share of the CMAC title with its win over Saranac, is No. 6 in Division 8.

Morrice is the other area team in the poll and is no. 5 in 8 player Division 2.

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Michigan Associated Press state rankings

division 1

School record points

1 Belleville (5) (8-0) 50

2. Caledonia (8-0) 44

3. Rockford (8-0) 39

4. Macomb Dakota (8-0) 37

5Rochester Adams (7-1) 28

6 West Bloomfield (7-1) 24

7Brighton (8-0) 20th

8 Davison (7-1) 12

9 Clarkston (6-2) 5

(tie) Romeo (6-2) 5

Others receiving votes: Lapeer 3 Detroit Catholic Central 3 Saline 2 Detroit Cass Tech 2 Northville 1

division 2

School record points

1 Dexter (4) (8-0) 48

2.Warren DeLaSalle (1) (7-1) 46

3. Muskegon Mona Shores (7-1) 40

4. Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central (8-0) 34

5Midlands (7-1) 27

6. Livonia Franklin (7-1) 26

7Battle Creek Central (7-1) 17

8 Saginaw Heritage (6-2) 12

9 South Lyon (6-2) 7

(tie) East Lansing (6-2) 7

Others receiving votes: Temperance Bedford 5 Birmingham Seaholm 3 Byron Center 2 Waterford Mott 1

division 3

School record points

1 Mason (2) (8-0) 36

2 Mount Pleasant (1) (7-1) 33

(tie) Detroit Kings (1) (5-2) 33

4.Muskegon (6-2) 24

(tie) River Rouge (6-2) 24

5. St. Joseph (7-1) 21

6. Walled Lake Western (7-1) 18

7. Zeeland West (7-1) 15

8. Grosse Pointe North (8-0) 6

9Gibraltar Carlson (7-1) 4th

(tie)Trenton (7-1) 4

Others receiving votes: Fenton 2.

division 4

School record points

1. Grand Rapids South Christian (4) (8-0) 40

2.Whitehall (8-0) 36

3Riverview (8-0) 32

4.Redford Union (8-0) 28

5. Edwardsburg (7-1) 18

(tie)Freeland (7-1) 18

7 Goodrich (7-1) 14

(tie) Tecumseh (8-0) 14

9 North Branch (7-1) 8

10 Charlotte (7-1) 7

Others receiving votes: Fruitport 2. Hastings 2. Dearborn Divine Child 1.

division 5

School record points

1. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (4) (7-1) 49

2. Frankenmuth (1) (8-0) 46

3.Gladwin (8-0) 36

4. Corunna (7-1) 35

5.Portland (7-1) 30

6. Marine City (7-1) 26

7. Muskegon Oakridge (7-1) 11

(tie) Detroit Country Day (5-2) 11

9th Armada (7-1) 10th

10 Kingsley (6-2) 8

Others receiving votes: Belding 7. Berrien Springs 6.

division 6

School record points

1.Clinton (4) (8-0) 47

2. Grand Rapids West Catholic (1) (7-1) 40

(tie) Standish Sterling (7-0) 40

4. Negaunee (8-0) 35

5.Durand (8-0) 32

6 Boyne City (8-0) 23

7.Warren Michigan Collegiate (7-1) 15

8 Millington (7-1) 12

9. Constantine (7-1) 10

(tie) Madison Heights Bishop Foley (8-0) 10

Others receiving votes: Ecorse 4. Reed City 4. Almont 2. Buchanan 1.

division 7

School record points

1. Traverse City St Francis (4) (8-0) 40

2.Hudson (8-0) 36

3.Detroit Central (8-0) 32

4. Ithaca (7-1) 26

5. Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker (8-0) 24

6. Napoleon (8-0) 21

7 North Muskegon (7-1) 12

8. Jackson Lumen Christi (5-3) 11

(tie) Charlevoix (7-1) 11

10 Union City (7-1) 6

Others receiving votes: New Lothrop 1.

division 8

School record points

1 Ottawa Lake Whiteford (4) (8-0) 40

2.Beal City (8-0) 35

3Ubly (8-0) 33

4.Iron Mountain (7-1) 27

5. Evart (7-1) 21

6. Fowler (7-1) 20

7. Frankfort (7-1) 15

8. Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (7-1) 14

9 Harbor Beach (7-1) 9

10Centreville (6-2) 3

Others receiving votes: St. Ignace LaSalle 2. Marine City Cardinal Mooney 1.

Division 1 (8 players)

School record points

1. Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian (2) (8-0) 29

2.Merrill (1) (8-0) 26

3 Munising (8-0) 23

(tie) Bridgeman (8-0) 23

5.Martin (7-1) 18

6. Adrian Lenawee Christian (6-2) 12

7Newberry (7-1) 11

8. Rogers City (8-0) 10

9 Kingston (8-0) 7

10.Auburn Hills Oakland Christian (7-1) 3

Others receiving votes: Norway 2. Lincoln-Alcona 1.

Division 2 (8 players)

School record points

1 Powers North Central (5) (8-0) 50

2. Colon (8-0) 45

3 Marion (8-0) 38

4. Climax Scotts (7-1) 37

5Morrice (7-1) 24

6 Crystal Falls Forest Park (7-1) 23

7. Peck (7-1) 16

8. Poses (7-1) 15

9. Au Gres Sims (7-1) 12

10 Mendon (6-2) 11

Others receiving votes: Lake Linden-Hubbell 3. Gaylord St. Mary 1.

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